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The Playwright

The OC-Centric New Play Festival strives to showcase the talent of both budding and seasoned playwrights.
Meet our impressive Playwright for the 12th Annual OC-Centric New Play Festival.

Callie Prendiville
Author of The Mortician's Wife


Callie Prendiville is the co-founder and Co-Artistic Director of Electric Company Theatre (ECT), the theatre in residence at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton. For ECT: Viola in Shakespeare in Love, Baruska in Once (upcoming); director: The Old Man and the Old Moon; director and playwright: The Leo Fender Project and Alice: An Immersive Adventure. Her play Blamed: An Established Fiction was selected to perform Off-Broadway at the Soho Playhouse.


Callie's play The Plummer Project received a California Stories Grant from California Humanities. She has performed at MOXIE Theatre (where she served as Associate Artistic Director for five years), South Coast Repertory, La Jolla Playhouse, North Coast Repertory, Los  Angeles Opera, Long Beach Playhouse, and Chance Theater.

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